TNCC Board to Meet September 28

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The Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) Board will meet on Wednesday, September 28 at 5:30 p.m. in Room 717 of TNCC’s Hampton III Building located at 525 Butler Farm Road. The Board’s Financial and Municipal Liaison Committee convenes at 5:00 p.m. in Room 719 and its Curriculum, Instruction, and Student Services Committee is not scheduled to meet.

At 6:30 p.m., a reception honoring TNCC President Alvin J. Schexnider takes place in the Hampton III Building. Dr. Schexnider leaves the presidency in October having led the College since late 2008.

The general Board meeting is open to the public in accordance with the Virginia Freedom of Information Act.

TNCC Selects SunTrust Bank to Receive 2011 Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy

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Thomas Nelson Community College selected SunTrust Bank for the 2011 Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy in acknowledgment of SunTrust’s exceptional contributions to TNCC. The award was presented Tuesday, April19 during a luncheon ceremony at the Country Club of Virginia.

The Chancellor’s Award for Leadership in Philanthropy is hosted by the Virginia Foundation for Community College Education (VFCCE) to honor the leading philanthropists from each of Virginia’s 23 community colleges as well as the system’s statewide foundation. This marks the sixth year the awards have been given.

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Thomas Nelson Community College Board to Meet April 27

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The Thomas Nelson Community College Board will meet on Wednesday, April 27 at 5:45 p.m. on the Hampton campus in the College Board Room, Moore Hall.

Convening earlier at 4:45 p.m. are the Financial and Municipal Liaison Committee in Harrison Hall, Room 3, and the Curriculum, Instruction and Student Services Committee in Room 9. The Board will meet in closed session in accordance with the Virginia Freedom of Information Act, §2.2-3711. A to discuss specific personnel matters of the College. The general Board meeting is open to the public in accordance with the Virginia Freedom of Information Act.

TNCC to Present Special Awards During the 42nd Commencement Ceremony

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Thomas Nelson Community College will present several special awards during its 42nd commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 14 to honor citizens who champion higher education and public service. The 10:00 a.m. ceremony takes place at the Hampton University Convocation Center with presentation of the Thomas Nelson Medallion, Dana B. Hamel Award the annual Distinguished Alumni Award and an Honorary Associate of Humane Letters Degree by TNCC President Alvin J. Schexnider.

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TNCC to Host its 2nd Annual Car Show to Benefit the College’s Automotive Technology Training Program

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Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) will hold its 2nd Annual Car Show on Saturday, July 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the Hampton campus. Open to the public, this fund-raising event is sponsored by TNCC’s Educational Foundation,  SunTrust Bank,  Old Point National Bank, Dominion,  The Original California Car Duster,  Express Car Wash,  Meguiar’s, Summit Racing,  Envision the Moment and Martin Screen Prints & Embroidery. Proceeds will benefit TNCC’s Automotive Technology Training Program.

The event will showcase 30 classes of cars and motorcycles, including Chevrolet, Chrysler and Ford classic and antique cars and trucks, tuners and late model muscle cars. First- and second-place trophies will be awarded in each class. Attendees viewing the motor vehicle array can also enjoy food, soft drinks and music on site. Plus, vendors with various goods will be on hand.

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TNCC Serves Record Number of Students in 2009-10

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In 2009-2010 Thomas Nelson Community College (TNCC) experienced its highest enrollment to date at 15,834 students – a 2.1 percent increase over 2008-2009.

Of the total enrollment this year, the College served 10,110 students in spring semester – a 8.1 percent increase over last spring.

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